The oldest health resort of Turkmenistan, the Mollakara resort, is about to mark another anniversary of its new history these days. Seven years ago on July 21, 2012, modern sanatorium complex was opened in famous balneological and therapeutic mud resort with participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. High level of comfort of excellent town, which sprang on the banks of Mollakara Lake, has been appreciated by thousands of guests who visited this place and improved their health owing to healing power of Turkmen nature.
It is worth mentioning that Balkan Velayat, which territory has various natural landscapes, also has huge capabilities for development of tourism, sanatorium and resort industry. dry riverbed on ancient Uzboy River, which used to carry the waters of Sarykamysh Lake and Amudarya River to Caspian Sea is one of natural attractions of the western region. Range of fresh and salt lakes, which are fed by underground sources, has appeared in this place after the centuries.
Mollakara Lake is the biggest of them. It is located near Jebel settlement, 24 km away from Balkanabat. Healing features of this lake, water and mud, which are rich with chlorides and sodium sulphate, magnesium, iron, bromine salts and other minerals, were known to people from old times. The first water treatment resort was built in this place in 1900.
This sanatorium was always famous beyond the borders of our country and after its second birth, Mollakara experiences unusual raise of popularity. Today, many resorts of the world would be jealous for technical provision of this health resort. Latest medical equipment from the leading producers of Germany, USA, Great Britain, Italy, Slovakia provides broad spectrum of treatment and rehabilitation services.
It has machines for x-ray, endoscopy, ultrasound, ECG, computed tomography and other. Qualified consultations of doctors like general physicians, cardiologists, surgeons, trauma surgeons, neurologist, urologist, ...